Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia striker, Sunday Adetunji, has undergone a successful surgery on his fractured left arm at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia.
The former Shooting Stars of Ibadan hitman had fractured his forearm after he scored his second goal in Abia Warriors’ 4-2 away victory over Lobi Stars in Makurdi.
He was initially rushed to the emergency unit of the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, where he received treatment before he was transferred to Umuahia.
At the federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, a team of doctors operated on the forearm and successfully joined both ends of the broken bones.
“It was an open reduction internal fixation surgery to join both ends of the broken bones and hold them in place and I’m very happy it was very successful,” Dr. Enyinnaya Anozie, head, Abia Warriors medical unit, who was part of the team of doctors that carried out the surgery, told the club website.
Anozie revealed that the player was in a stable condition and could even return to action earlier than expected.